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Arhaven House Concerts is hosted by Joe and Bev Angel.  We are located just east of Austin, Texas, about halfway between Austin Bergstrom Airport and Bastrop.  House concerts are on Sunday afternoons.  Contact us for more information using the form at the bottom of the page.

Albert and Gage

May 3, 2015

At the home of Joe and Bev Angel
Doors open: 2:30 PM, Concert begins: 3:00PM

Kerrville Folk Festival favorites, Albert and Gage, are accomplished performers, both individually and as a duo.  Christine released several solo albums before meeting Chris, has appeared on Austin City Limits and was voted Female Vocalist of the Year by the Kerrville Music Awards.  She is the cofounder/president of “Swan Songs”, a non-profit that fulfills musical last wishes by organizing private concerts for individuals with a terminal illness.  Christine is also Chair of the National Board of Trustees of The Recording Academy.  Chris played his first gig when he was 13.  Later, he spent eight-years playing piano with country star Roy Clark, making appearances on Hee Haw, The Tonight Show, and The Grand Ole Opry.  Chris toured with Jimmie Dale Gilmore as bandleader and he currently plays lead guitar in Jerry Jeff Walker’s band.  He has performed at Carnegie Hall and Royal Albert Hall and in 2011 Chris was named Musician of the Year by the Academy of Texas Music.  Chris and Christine began performing together in 1997 and have released 6 albums together.  Their most recent CD, Dakota Lullaby, landed in the top 40 on the Americana Music Chart and the Top 20 on the EuroAmericana and US Folk-DJ charts.  They tour throughout the US, Canada, Europe, and Australia.

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Christine Albert..."has it all: charm, authenticity, good material, true humility, beauty, talent, sex appeal, intelligence and on and on. A real class act." Austin Chronicle, Austin, TX

Chris Gage is a "...songwriter, singer, dobro player, ace guitarist, keyboard player, mandolin picker, and a generally electric powerhouse with inspiration to spare." Sweet Potato, Minneapolis, Minnesota

"This folk/country duo have created a harmonic sound with original and compelling performances that are hard to match.  Chris Gage and Christine Albert are an electrifying pair who offer a range of music from country and folk to rock and the blues.  The Austin-based singer-songwriters are often compared to other primo country pairs such as George Jones and Tammy Wynette." Lindsey Rausch

"Albert and Gage are individually very talented singer songwriters and together they are a power house of folk rock.  Christine Albert and Chris Gage are not to be missed.   The house rocked...and the piano is still smoking."  Glen Duckett, "Flowers in the Desert" House Concerts, Brenham, TX

"Country, rock, blues, folk, French torch - it didn't matter. They nailed 'em all. Christine Albert alone is a singer-songwriter of no small talent. Put her together with Chris Gage - a powerhouse in his own right - and you have a duo that's just about unstoppable!" Bill James, Belton Acoustic Concert Series, Belton, TX

"What a fantastic time everyone had at our recent house concert with Albert and Gage.  Christine's exquisite voice, coupled with Chris' masterful guitar playing, left everyone breathless.  Their harmonies made the rafters in our home ring like never before.  A night that we, and our guests, will never forget!" Arlene and Mark Klemow, Split Level House Concerts  Scotch Plains, NJ

Arhaven House Concerts is a handicap accessible, smoke free, alcohol free, dog and cat free house concert series located just off Highway 71 half-way between Austin and Bastrop. Well-behaved youngsters ages 13 and over are welcome.  Coffee and lemonade will be provided as well as a snack during the break between sets.  Attendance is by invitation only and RSVPs are required and are on a first come, first served basis.   A suggested donation of $15/person is requested in advance to hold your reservation.  Suggested donation at the door is $20/person If you need to cancel, give us at least a 48-hour notice and we will refund your money.  100% of the proceeds go to the performer. The street address of Arhaven House will be sent to those with confirmed reservations.
A song circle will be held after the concert. All musicians are invited to bring their instruments and join in the song circle and everyone else is invited to stay and watch. We will provide a light dinner at no charge to all who choose to stay for the song circle. You may bring beer and wine to enjoy during the song circle.


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